"My community is on the sidelines shaking their heads....breeders...this is news? a hot topic? Really? What crap, indeed!" ~my gay husband on 50 Shades of Gray Unlike the majority of giddy 50 Shades of Grey fans, who would no more know how to pull off a real BDSM scene than they'd know how to do . . .
Every morning I climb on the gym's treadmill, insert my bright pink ear buds and hit play on my audio version of Cheryl Strayed's book, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. Armchair adventure is one of my favorite genres. Women "finding themselves" is a term that always makes me . . .
Here's what I love about Pacifica cosmetics: They use safe ingredients. Their products are NOT tested on animals, are certified by PETA and 100% vegan. Pacifica products use recyclable materials and sustainable ingredients. The packaging is so pretty. Oh yes--the products work! Did I tell you . . .
Writing a book is...difficult. Authors pour every ounce of their being into a tome--no small amount of blood, sweat and tears are shed--and then it's out, for the world to read. And review. Which brings me to the difficult subject of book reviews. Who among us hasn't been taken in by a dozen . . .
I miss having a mother to give motherly advice. I do. Not just on Mother's Day, either. Almost every day. I miss the way my mother would nag me about every little thing. Like, have I sent a thank-you note to Aunt Jo? Or when am I coming to visit again? When things go wrong I miss whining to my . . .
The first time I tasted Yoplait Greek 100 yogurt I couldn’t believe how delicious it was, and how satisfying. How could something so creamily yummy have so few calories? Or so much protein? Each of the 20+ unique flavors was as mouth-watering as the last. Regular yogurt has always been a meal . . .
The older we get the harder it is to find unique and suitable gifts, especially for those who have everything. Well, hold on to your stocking cap, because today's holiday gift guide has some ideas that you won't want to miss. Nothing like a pair of colorful, cozy socks for winter--but not just ANY . . .
Not to rush the season, but can we talk about winter, and the pleasures of curling up with an afghan (hound or blanket, you choose), a cup of tea and a great book? And maybe, like me, you enjoy giving books as holiday gifts. So, I've got some book recommendations you might enjoy yourself-- or give . . .
The Scene Thousands of women. Annual BlogHer Conference. San Jose, CA. July 24-26. Weather: in the 90s, feels like 104. I COULD write about the BlogHer sessions (largely useless) or about the speakers (eh). I COULD write about the BlogHer giveaways (lots) or the vendors (far, far fewer than . . .
You know I love all things India, so when I heard about Dosha Pops-- handmade lollipops with ingredients that support a healthier lifestyle based on your Ayurvedic dosha--I wanted to know more. And lollipops made of herbal tea? Intriguing. So a big YES! when the NYC-based company asked if I wanted . . .